Pending LRT Station

 BP8 
Pending
Station Exit
Languages 秉定 | பெண்டிங்
Lines   Bukit Panjang LRT
Operators SMRT
Structure Elevated
Platforms Side
Opened 6 Nov 1999

Pending LRT Station (BP8) is a light rail station along the Bukit Panjang LRT (BPLRT). Located within the Bukit Panjang estate, the station is overground and located along Pending Road.

Named after the adjacent Pending Road, which means “waist buckle” in Malay, the station largely serves Bukit Panjang Community Centre and HDB residential estates in the vicinity.


First / Last Train Timings

Bukit Panjang LRT – BP8 Pending
Destination First Train Last Train
Weekdays
& Sat
Sun &
Public Holidays
Daily
Platform 1
(Service B)
5.08am 5.26am 12.58am*
Platform 2
(Service A & C)
5.07am 5.26am 1.12am*

* = The last Service A and B trains terminate at Bukit Panjang


Station Layout

L2 BPLRT Platform 1 Service B to  BP1  NS4  Choa Chu Kang (counter-clockwise loop)
BPLRT Platform 2 Service A to  BP1  NS4  Choa Chu Kang (clockwise loop)
Service C to  BP14  Ten Mile Junction
L1 LRT Concourse Street level | Faregates, Ticketing machines, Shop

Platforms

Bukit Panjang LRT (L2):
Platform 1:
Service B to  BP1  NS4  Choa Chu Kang via  BP9  Bangkit and  BP6  DT1  Bukit Panjang (→)
Platform 2:
Service A to  BP1  NS4  Choa Chu Kang via  BP7  Petir and  BP6  DT1  Bukit Panjang (←)
Service C to  BP14  Ten Mile Junction via  BP7  Petir and  BP6  DT1  Bukit Panjang (←)

The Bukit Panjang LRT station is overground with two side platforms, used for trains travelling in either direction.

Services A, B and C operate out of Pending station. With Service A and C (via  BP13  Senja) plying the clockwise loop and Service B (via  BP7  Petir) plying the counter-clockwise loop, they are located at opposite platforms. All services head to Bukit Panjang before branching off to either Choa Chu Kang or Ten Mile Junction.

Passenger Information Systems, which are LED displays located at each platform, display expected train arrival times and scrolls through messages, while an analog clock gives the time. Tactile flooring helps to guide the visually-handicapped from the platform to the station exits. Staircases and lifts connect both platforms to the ticket concourse, which leads to street level.

Service C operates between 10am to 4pm and 9pm to 11.10pm on Weekdays. On Weekends and Public Holidays, operating hours are between 10am to 11.10pm. The last Service C train from Ten Mile Junction will terminate at Bukit Panjang station.

Concourse

The station concourse feature faregates for automatic fare collection and provides access between paid and unpaid areas of the station, with at least one bidirectional wide-swinging gate for the benefit of passengers-in-wheelchairs and those carrying bulky items or travelling with prams.

A General Ticketing Machine at the concourses allow commuters to purchase tickets for single or multiple journeys, and perform contactless card transactions. As with other BPLRT stations, the concourse only has one ticketing machine serving both paid and unpaid areas, with a swing gate that allows either side to access the machine at any one time. Since the station is not staffed, an intercom system near the faregates allows commuters to speak with BPLRT Operations Control Centre for assistance.

Exits

Pending LRT station has a single exit at street level. Barrier-free accessibility is offered via wheelchair ramps.

Exit Disabled access Location Nearby
A Yes Pending Road Bukit Panjang Community Club, Bukit Panjang Primary School, Bukit Panjang Neighbourhood Police Post

Station Amenities

Safety Features

  • Emergency Train Stop buttons at station platforms, when activated, will prevent approaching trains from entering the station, and any train already stopped at the platform will be prevented from moving off.
  • Emergency telephones at station platforms and the intercom system inside the lifts enable communication with BPLRT Operations Control Centre
  • Fire Extinguishers in various locations

Transport Connections

Pending station connects to two bus stops in the vicinity. Bus stops near LRT stations are not numbered.

Bus stop Exit Bus Routes
44229 – Pending Rd (Bef Pending Stn) A 171, 184, 700, 700A, 960, 963, 963E, 963R, 966, 973
44221 – Pending Rd (Opp Pending Stn) A 171, 184, 700, 700A, 960, 963, 963E, 963R, 966, 973

Rail Bridging Services

In the event of a MRT/LRT service disruption affecting Pending station, rail bridging services may be activated to ply affected stretches of the Bukit Panjang LRT. In which case, the buses can be boarded from the following bus stops:

Towards Bus stop Exit
Bukit Panjang LRT
LRT A (clockwise loop) 44229 – Pending Rd (Bef Pending Stn) A
LRT B (counter-clockwise loop) 44221 – Pending Rd (Opp Pending Stn) A
LRT C No bridging provided

No bridging is provided for Service C. Passengers can walk or take Bus Service 960 to Ten Mile Junction.


Passenger Usage Patterns

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